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a question about repainting my whole truck

alright so my truck is a really deep purple and im not a big fan of it. haha

so what color do you think i should get.

a dark maroon red
or a dark forest green
Midnight black.

or should i Line X the whole truck haha i seen it done but. idk
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I know you didnt put it down as an option... but....

Bright red... RRR . . . . Red Rangers Rock!
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i would probley pull the redish orange. idk. nothing to bright. hhaha
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Black!
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I would go with the dark forest green with a little metal flake of those three. No question black looks awesome when clean, but can be frustrating when it shows dirt right away. I figure if you are going through the effort of changing the color it is something you will want to show off.

Keep in mind to change the color it is a good amount of work, the interior surfaces, between cab and bed, under hood, inner fenders, and firewall are all purple now. So to change it is not a simple spray.
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I would go with the dark forest green with a little metal flake of those three. No question black looks awesome when clean, but can be frustrating when it shows dirt right away. I figure if you are going through the effort of changing the color it is something you will want to show off.

Keep in mind to change the color it is a good amount of work, the interior surfaces, between cab and bed, under hood, inner fenders, and firewall are all purple now. So to change it is not a simple spray.


it can be a simple spray if he doesn't care but i have seen people just do the out side and not the jams or anything and it drives me nuts i cant stand that. the hardest part to paint is going to be your firewall.
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Deep Woodland Green Metallic all the way. Paint code FV.(or is it FY?)
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how much does a paint job cost?
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well i have 2 friends that went to school for automotive painting or something idk they said all i have to do is find a place to paint it and buy the paint and prep it and they will paint it for me. and painting the truck i know its alot of prep. but if i get help i could get it done.
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paint it the orange/bronze metallic that the new ford edge is out in. that color on a ranger w/ 35" tires on black rims would be straight gorgeous.
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thats to bright haha and im about to get bigger tires. but im going to save up some more money. what about a navy blue
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old thread i know but i say a burnt orange. My Dad had an old ford in that color and i think I'll get my truck spraid that color this summer

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i'd go with the dark red, wont get dusty like black does.
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